Archive for January 2012

The Firm...a.k.a Lucky Cast Club

The Firm...a.k.a Lucky Cast Club
I want to start this post by saying MASSIMO fought Infantile Scoliosis and set it STRAIGHT!  I love this kind of news!  0 in cast, 0 out of cast.  It was a long process with ups and downs but he is Super Massi and reached the path to a new journey.  He and his super... Read more »

The Winning play list

Many of you know the story of singing William to sleep each time we are in pre-op.  With him it’s like a player before the big game, you have to have your warm up music to get you pumped for the game.  I usually try to encourage soothing songs that will lull my little lovey... Read more »

We're alright, Shriner's Hospital for Children, Chicago!

We're alright, Shriner's Hospital for Children, Chicago!
As I sit at my computer to write of the weekend that ended today with a new cast, exhaustion is the first thing that comes to mind.  I am tired.  That is not to say the weekend wasn’t truly wonderful, it was just tiring.  With any good exhaustion comes limited thought process.  I’m all, I’m... Read more »
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Home away from home

      The countdown has begun once again for travels north to our home away from home.  This time tomorrow we will be somewhere near the half way point and we are actually looking forward to our return even though it will involve another round of casting for Iron Will.  It’s funny after two years of... Read more »

A mothers bond

We entered cast off day 1-1/2 days earlier then planned.  My husband sat with the new pair of tin snips pledging the cheap things wouldn’t work.  He asked why I had purchased them and where were our trusty fiskars tin snips that have gotten us through the last 2 years.  Irritated I just said I... Read more »

Cancer and Scoliosis can SUCK IT!

Sitting down to write with a somewhat heavy heart.  With my 2012 pledge to keep HOPE in my life at all times, I found it tested on just the 3rd day into the new year.  A beloved family friend was given a cancer diagnosis this week.  I wallowed for a moment in the unfairness of... Read more »
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